Jack McDuff
Born: 1926

Brother Jack McDuff, was one of the handful of leading
exponents of the soul jazz style created on Hammond organ
by Jimmy Smith in the late 1950s. The instrument at the
heart of the soul jazz style was the Hammond B-3 organ,
usually in the company of electric guitar, drums, and often
tenor saxophone. The emergence of Jimmy Smith as a
major star on the instrument sparked its widespread use in
jazz and pop music in the early 1960s, and McDuff was
among its most successful practitioners. Its… Continue

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